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Pope Francis appoints America's first Black cardinal, Wilton Gregory

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Pope Francis elevated Gregory and 12 others in a surprise ceremony Sunday morning.
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First Black American cardinal is outspoken civil rights advocate

First Black American cardinal is outspoken civil rights advocate

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Wilton Gregory, the first African American to be named as cardinal and known as a refined diplomat, made headlines when he blasted President Donald Trump's photo opportunity hoisting a Bible at a Washington church after police used tear gas to clear demonstrators in June.
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Pope Francis Names America's First Black Cardinal

Pope Francis Names America's First Black Cardinal

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Wilton Gregory, the archbishop of Washington, D.C., is among 13 church leaders who will be elevated to cardinal at a ceremony at the Vatican next month.
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Pope Francis includes first black American, a noted Trump critic, among 13 new cardinals

Pope Francis includes first black American, a noted Trump critic, among 13 new cardinals

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Pope Francis has announced 13 new cardinals, the most notable of which is Washington DC Archbishop Wilton Gregory, the first black American prelate to earn the honor.
They will be honored in a ceremony on November 28.
Gregory was appointed Archbishop of DC in 2019, having served in cities that included Chicago and Atlanta. The churchman made a name for himself this year when he publicly criticized President Donald Trump over his visit to Washington's Saint John Paul II Shrine.
Black Lives Matter protesters had gathered in downtown DC to protest police brutality and had to be dispersed by...
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Who is Wilton Gregory? Archbishop Who Has Spoken Out Against Racial Injustice Becomes First African American Cardinal

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The 72-year-old was one of 13 men who will be elevated to the cardinal's rank, People Francis said in a surprise announcement.
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